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Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering Author Sang C. Suh
ISBN-10 146140116X
Release 2011-08-23
Pages 285
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Biomedical Engineering: Health Care Systems, Technology and Techniques is an edited volume with contributions from world experts. It provides readers with unique contributions related to current research and future healthcare systems. Practitioners and researchers focused on computer science, bioinformatics, engineering and medicine will find this book a valuable reference.



Medical Engineering

Medical Engineering Author Robert Rushmer
ISBN-10 9780323151832
Release 2012-12-02
Pages 406
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Medical Engineering: Projections for Health Care Delivery focuses on the biomedical engineering techniques and technology in the health care delivery system. This book examines the need for forecasting in basic bioengineering research. Organized into two parts encompassing 10 chapters, this book starts with an overview of how biomedical engineering influences the resultant problems in health care system through improved long-range planning, instrumentation, design optimization, and management. This text then discusses the application of mathematics, physical sciences, and engineering to problems of medicine and biology. Other chapters explore the primary goal of biomedical engineering in the continued development improvement of the various diagnostic and therapeutic tools of health care to optimize their safety, reliability, effectiveness, and overall benefit. Other chapters consider the diversity of personnel and organizational relationships, which have expanded greatly with the expanding role of technology in medicine. The final chapter deals with the public demands for improved health care delivery at reasonable cost. This book is a valuable resource for biomedical engineers, life scientists, physicians, and health professionals.



Biomedical Engineering and Information Systems Technologies Tools and Applications

Biomedical Engineering and Information Systems  Technologies  Tools and Applications Author Shukla, Anupam
ISBN-10 9781616920050
Release 2010-07-31
Pages 384
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"Bridging the disciplines of engineering and medicine, this book informs researchers, clinicians, and practitioners of the latest developments in diagnostic tools, decision support systems, and intelligent devices that impact and redefine research in and delivery of medical services"--Provided by publisher.



Clinical Engineering Handbook

Clinical Engineering Handbook Author Joseph F. Dyro
ISBN-10 9780122265709
Release 2004
Pages 674
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Author Joseph Dyro has been awarded the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) Clinical/Biomedical Engineering Achievement Award which recognizes individual excellence and achievement in the clinical engineering and biomedical engineering fields. He has also been awarded the American College of Clinical Engineering 2005 Tom O'Dea Advocacy Award. As the biomedical engineering field expands throughout the world, clinical engineers play an evermore important role as the translator between the worlds of the medical, engineering, and business professionals. They influence procedure and policy at research facilities, universities and private and government agencies including the Food and Drug Administration and the World Health Organization. Clinical Engineers were key players in calming the hysteria over electrical safety in the 1970's and Y2K at the turn of the century and continue to work for medical safety. This title brings together all the important aspects of Clinical Engineering. It provides the reader with prospects for the future of clinical engineering as well as guidelines and standards for best practice around the world. * Clinical Engineers are the safety and quality faciltators in all medical facilities.



Engineering a Learning Healthcare System

Engineering a Learning Healthcare System Author Institute of Medicine
ISBN-10 9780309120647
Release 2011-06-14
Pages 340
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Improving our nation's healthcare system is a challenge which, because of its scale and complexity, requires a creative approach and input from many different fields of expertise. Lessons from engineering have the potential to improve both the efficiency and quality of healthcare delivery. The fundamental notion of a high-performing healthcare system--one that increasingly is more effective, more efficient, safer, and higher quality--is rooted in continuous improvement principles that medicine shares with engineering. As part of its Learning Health System series of workshops, the Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Value and Science-Driven Health Care and the National Academy of Engineering, hosted a workshop on lessons from systems and operations engineering that could be applied to health care. Building on previous work done in this area the workshop convened leading engineering practitioners, health professionals, and scholars to explore how the field might learn from and apply systems engineering principles in the design of a learning healthcare system. Engineering a Learning Healthcare System: A Look at the Future: Workshop Summary focuses on current major healthcare system challenges and what the field of engineering has to offer in the redesign of the system toward a learning healthcare system.



Healthcare Technology Management A Systematic Approach

Healthcare Technology Management     A Systematic Approach Author Francis Hegarty
ISBN-10 9781498703550
Release 2017-01-06
Pages 543
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Healthcare Technology Management: A Systematic Approach offers a comprehensive description of a method for providing safe and cost effective healthcare technology management (HTM). The approach is directed to enhancing the value (benefit in relation to cost) of the medical equipment assets of healthcare organizations to best support patients, clinicians and other care providers, as well as financial stakeholders. The authors propose a management model based on interlinked strategic and operational quality cycles which, when fully realized, delivers a comprehensive and transparent methodology for implementing a HTM programme throughout a healthcare organization. The approach proposes that HTM extends beyond managing the technology in isolation to include advancing patient care through supporting the application of the technology. The book shows how to cost effectively manage medical equipment through its full life cycle, from acquisition through operational use to disposal, and to advance care, adding value to the medical equipment assets for the benefit of patients and stakeholders. This book will be of interest to practicing clinical engineers and to students and lecturers, and includes self-directed learning questions and case studies. Clinicians, Chief Executive Officers, Directors of Finance and other hospital managers with responsibility for the governance of medical equipment will also find this book of interest and value. For more information about the book, please visit: www.htmbook.com



Intelligent Medical Technologies and Biomedical Engineering Tools and Applications

Intelligent Medical Technologies and Biomedical Engineering  Tools and Applications Author Shukla, Anupam
ISBN-10 9781615209781
Release 2010-06-30
Pages 376
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Intelligent Medical Technologies and Biomedical Engineering: Tools and Applications helps young researchers and developers understand the basics of the field while highlighting the various developments over the last several years. Broad in scope and comprehensive in depth, this volume serves as a base text for any project or work into the domain of medical diagnosis or other areas of medical engineering.



Biomedical Information Technology

Biomedical Information Technology Author David Dagan Feng
ISBN-10 008055072X
Release 2011-07-28
Pages 552
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The enormous growth in the field of biotechnology necessitates the utilization of information technology for the management, flow and organization of data. The field continues to evolve with the development of new applications to fit the needs of the biomedicine. From molecular imaging to healthcare knowledge management, the storage, access and analysis of data contributes significantly to biomedical research and practice. All biomedical professionals can benefit from a greater understanding of how data can be efficiently managed and utilized through data compression, modelling, processing, registration, visualization, communication, and large-scale biological computing. In addition Biomedical Information Technology contains practical integrated clinical applications for disease detection, diagnosis, surgery, therapy, and biomedical knowledge discovery, including the latest advances in the field, such as ubiquitous M-Health systems and molecular imaging applications. The world's most recognized authorities give their "best practices" ready for implementation Provides professionals with the most up to date and mission critical tools to evaluate the latest advances in the field and current integrated clinical applications Gives new staff the technological fundamentals and updates experienced professionals with the latest practical integrated clinical applications



Introduction to Biomedical Engineering

Introduction to Biomedical Engineering Author John Denis Enderle
ISBN-10 9780123749796
Release 2012
Pages 1253
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Introduction to Biomedical Engineering is a comprehensive survey text for biomedical engineering courses. It is the most widely adopted text across the BME course spectrum, valued by instructors and students alike for its authority, clarity and encyclopedic coverage in a single volume. Biomedical engineers need to understand the wide range of topics that are covered in this text, including basic mathematical modeling; anatomy and physiology; electrical engineering, signal processing and instrumentation; biomechanics; biomaterials science and tissue engineering; and medical and engineering ethics. Enderle and Bronzino tackle these core topics at a level appropriate for senior undergraduate students and graduate students who are majoring in BME, or studying it as a combined course with a related engineering, biology or life science, or medical/pre-medical course. * NEW: Each chapter in the 3rd Edition is revised and updated, with new chapters and materials on compartmental analysis, biochemical engineering, transport phenomena, physiological modeling and tissue engineering. Chapters on peripheral topics have been removed and made avaialblw online, including optics and computational cell biology. * NEW: many new worked examples within chapters * NEW: more end of chapter exercises, homework problems * NEW: Image files from the text available in PowerPoint format for adopting instructors * Readers benefit from the experience and expertise of two of the most internationally renowned BME educators * Instructors benefit from a comprehensive teaching package including a fully worked solutions manual * A complete introduction and survey of BME * NEW: new chapters on compartmental analysis, biochemical engineering, and biomedical transport phenomena * NEW: revised and updated chapters throughout the book feature current research and developments in, for example biomaterials, tissue engineering, biosensors, physiological modeling, and biosignal processing. * NEW: more worked examples and end of chapter exercises * NEW: Image files from the text available in PowerPoint format for adopting instructors * As with prior editions, this third edition provides a historical look at the major developments across biomedical domains and covers the fundamental principles underlying biomedical engineering analysis, modeling, and design *bonus chapters on the web include: Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology, Genomics and Bioinformatics, and Computational Cell Biology and Complexity.



Applied Computing in Medicine and Health

Applied Computing in Medicine and Health Author Dhiya Al-Jumeily
ISBN-10 9780128034989
Release 2015-08-21
Pages 366
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Applied Computing in Medicine and Health is a comprehensive presentation of on-going investigations into current applied computing challenges and advances, with a focus on a particular class of applications, primarily artificial intelligence methods and techniques in medicine and health. Applied computing is the use of practical computer science knowledge to enable use of the latest technology and techniques in a variety of different fields ranging from business to scientific research. One of the most important and relevant areas in applied computing is the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in health and medicine. Artificial intelligence in health and medicine (AIHM) is assuming the challenge of creating and distributing tools that can support medical doctors and specialists in new endeavors. The material included covers a wide variety of interdisciplinary perspectives concerning the theory and practice of applied computing in medicine, human biology, and health care. Particular attention is given to AI-based clinical decision-making, medical knowledge engineering, knowledge-based systems in medical education and research, intelligent medical information systems, intelligent databases, intelligent devices and instruments, medical AI tools, reasoning and metareasoning in medicine, and methodological, philosophical, ethical, and intelligent medical data analysis. Discusses applications of artificial intelligence in medical data analysis and classifications Provides an overview of mobile health and telemedicine with specific examples and case studies Explains how behavioral intervention technologies use smart phones to support a patient centered approach Covers the design and implementation of medical decision support systems in clinical practice using an applied case study approach



Computational Tools and Techniques for Biomedical Signal Processing

Computational Tools and Techniques for Biomedical Signal Processing Author Singh, Butta
ISBN-10 9781522506614
Release 2016-08-12
Pages 415
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Biomedical signal processing in the medical field has helped optimize patient care and diagnosis within medical facilities. As technology in this area continues to advance, it has become imperative to evaluate other ways these computation techniques could be implemented. Computational Tools and Techniques for Biomedical Signal Processing investigates high-performance computing techniques being utilized in hospital information systems. Featuring comprehensive coverage on various theoretical perspectives, best practices, and emergent research in the field, this book is ideally suited for computer scientists, information technologists, biomedical engineers, data-processing specialists, and medical physicists interested in signal processing within medical systems and facilities.



Building a Better Delivery System

Building a Better Delivery System Author Committee on Engineering and the Health Care System
ISBN-10 9780309096430
Release 2005-09-20
Pages 276
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In a joint effort between the National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine, this books attempts to bridge the knowledge/awareness divide separating health care professionals from their potential partners in systems engineering and related disciplines. The goal of this partnership is to transform the U.S. health care sector from an underperforming conglomerate of independent entities (individual practitioners, small group practices, clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, community health centers et. al.) into a high performance "system" in which every participating unit recognizes its dependence and influence on every other unit. By providing both a framework and action plan for a systems approach to health care delivery based on a partnership between engineers and health care professionals, Building a Better Delivery System describes opportunities and challenges to harness the power of systems-engineering tools, information technologies and complementary knowledge in social sciences, cognitive sciences and business/management to advance the U.S. health care system.



Minimally Invasive Medical Technology

Minimally Invasive Medical Technology Author John G. Webster
ISBN-10 9781420033915
Release 2016-04-19
Pages 334
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Minimally invasive medicine has the goal of providing health care with minimal trauma. When minimally invasive surgery is utilized, it reduces the length of hospital stays, lowers costs, lowers pain, and reduces blood loss. Other minimally invasive techniques minimize radiation exposure, tissue damage, and drug side effects. Collecting contributions from workers in various fields within the sphere of minimally invasive medical technology, this book provides essential information for those involved with researching, designing, and using minimally invasive devices and systems. It emphasizes the technology required to accomplish minimally invasive medicine. The book will be of interest to biomedical engineers, medical physicists, and health care providers who want to know the technical workings of their devices and instruments.



Handbook of Medical and Healthcare Technologies

Handbook of Medical and Healthcare Technologies Author Borko Furht
ISBN-10 9781461484950
Release 2013-11-20
Pages 534
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This book equips readers to understand a complex range of healthcare products that are used to diagnose, monitor, and treat diseases or medical conditions affecting humans. The first part of the book presents medical technologies such as medical information retrieval, tissue engineering techniques, 3D medical imaging, nanotechnology innovations in medicine, medical wireless sensor networks, and knowledge mining techniques in medicine. The second half of the book focuses on healthcare technologies including prediction hospital readmission risk, modeling e-health framework, personal Web in healthcare, security issues for medical records, and personalized services in healthcare. The contributors are leading world researchers who share their innovations, making this handbook the definitive resource on these topics. Handbook of Medical and Healthcare Technologies is intended for a wide audience including academicians, designers, developers, researchers and advanced-level students. It is also valuable for business managers, entrepreneurs, and investors within the medical and healthcare industries.



U Healthcare Monitoring Systems

U Healthcare Monitoring Systems Author Nilanjan Dey
ISBN-10 0128153709
Release 2018-09
Pages 600
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U-Healthcare Monitoring Systems: Volume 1: Design and Applications focuses on designing efficient U-healthcare systems which require the integration and development of information technology service/facilities, wireless sensors technology, wireless communication tools, and localization techniques along with health management monitoring including increased commercialized service or trial services. These u-healthcare systems allow users to check and to manage remotely the health conditions of their parents. Furthermore, context-aware service in u-healthcare systems includes a computer which provides an intelligent service based on the user's different conditions by outlining appropriate information relevant to the user's situation. This volume will help engineers to design sensors, wireless systems and wireless communication embedded systems to provide an integrated u-healthcare monitoring system. This volume provides readers with a solid basis in the design and applications of u-healthcare monitoring systems. Provides a solid basis in the design and applications of the u-healthcare monitoring systems Illustrates the concept of the u-healthcare monitoring system and its requirements with specific focus on the medical sensors and wireless sensors communication A multi-disciplinary volume that includes different applications of the monitoring system which highlight the main features for the biomedical sensors devices



Biomedical Engineering in Gastrointestinal Surgery

Biomedical Engineering in Gastrointestinal Surgery Author Armin Schneider
ISBN-10 9780128032312
Release 2017-06-27
Pages 590
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Biomedical Engineering in Gastrointestinal Surgery is a combination of engineering and surgical experience on the role of engineering in gastrointestinal surgery. There is currently no other book that combines engineering and clinical issues in this field, while engineering is becoming more and more important in surgery. This book is written to a high technical level, but also contains clear explanations of clinical conditions and clinical needs for engineers and students. Chapters covering anatomy and physiology are comprehensive and easy to understand for non-surgeons, while technologies are put into the context of surgical disease and anatomy for engineers. The authors are the two most senior members of the Institute for Minimally Invasive Interdisciplinary Therapeutic Interventions (MITI), which is pioneering this kind of collaboration between engineers and clinicians in minimally invasive surgery. MITI is an interdisciplinary platform for collaborative work of surgeons, gastroenterologists, biomedical engineers and industrial companies with mechanical and electronic workshops, dry laboratories and comprehensive facilities for animal studies as well as a fully integrated clinical "OR of the future". Written by the head of the Institute of Minimally Invasive Interdisciplinary Therapeutic Intervention (TUM MITI) which focusses on interdisciplinary cooperation in visceral medicine Provides medical and anatomical knowledge for engineers and puts technology in the context of surgical disease and anatomy Helps clinicians understand the technology, and use it safely and efficiently



Neural Networks and Artificial Intelligence for Biomedical Engineering

Neural Networks and Artificial Intelligence for Biomedical Engineering Author Donna L. Hudson
ISBN-10 UOM:39015042398027
Release 2000
Pages 306
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Biomedical/Electrical Engineering Neural Networks and Artificial Intelligence for Biomedical Engineering Using examples drawn from biomedicine and biomedical engineering, this reference text provides comprehensive coverage of all the major techniques currently available to build computer-assisted decision support systems. You will find practical solutions for biomedicine based on current theory and applications of neural networks, artificial intelligence, and other methods for the development of decision-making aids, including hybrid systems. Neural Networks and Artificial Intelligence for Biomedical Engineering offers students and scientists of biomedical engineering, biomedical informatics, and medical artificial intelligence a deeper understanding of the powerful techniques currently used with a wide range of biomedical applications. Highlighted topics include: Types of neural networks and neural network algorithms Knowledge-based representation and acquisition Reasoning methodologies and searching strategies Chaotic analysis of biomedical time series Genetic algorithms Probability-based systems and fuzzy systems Case study and MATLAB(R) exercises Evaluation and validation of decision support aids